Joint Economic Committee

Latest Economic Data

  • Consumer Sentiment
    The Index of Consumer Sentiment hit 98 in December up from 93.8 in November's final reading
  • Jobless Claims
    The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits fell by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 258,000 in the week that ended December 3rd
  • Private Payrolls
    Private payrolls across the nation rose by 216,000 from October to November